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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agriculture for achieving sustainable development goals.

This chapter examines India's adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how it plans to meet those targets. Recent government initiatives, particularly in the agricultural sector, are highlighted. Also discussed are the indicators for achieving the SDGs, the need for new technologies ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intensive efforts for food and nutrition security.

This chapter examines the state of food and nutrition security in India and the challenges it faces to improve the situation. Strategies to enhance food and nutrition security are discussed, such as crop germplasm improvement and the use of other innovative technologies in agriculture.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strategies for scaling innovations for impact on smallholder farmers.

This chapter looks at the need for innovation in Indian agriculture, while also examining past initiatives, relevant experiences abroad, and the enabling environment for innovations. The need for outscaling of innovations in agriculture is then discussed, and some policies are proposed for...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards climate-smart agriculture.

This chapter discusses some measures to address climate change in agriculture, including adaptation and contingency planning, outscaling innovations for resilience, and knowledge sharing for climate-smart agriculture. A future road map is proposed to counter the effects of climate change on...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Linking research with extension for accelerated agricultural growth.

Following an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing agriculture in Asia, this chapter discusses the need to strengthen collaboration and partnerships between research and extension to accelerate agricultural growth. The Indian extension system is presented as an example. Outscaling...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Women's empowerment for agricultural development.

This chapter first examines the multi-dimensional role of women in agriculture, the limited role of women in decision making in India, as well as women's role in innovation systems. The need to empower women in agriculture is then discussed, highlighting insights from the First Global Conference on ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter